Göttingen International

Exchange opportunities outside Europe

Prerequisites for Participation
All students of the University of Göttingen can apply for exchange programmes with partner universities in the USA, Argentina, Australia, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea and Taiwan. In the right-hand column, you will find a list of partner institutions and a link to reports from your fellow students who have already studied at one of the partner institutions.
Please make sure that the programmes at the respective institution match your studies.


  • General information: For general information please contact Dr. Maren Büttner (China, India, Iran, Indonesia, Israel, South Korea, Taiwan) or Ms. Berit Hupke (Argentina, Australia, Canada, Colombia, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, USA).
  • USA: For further information about the partner institutions in the USA please contact Mr. David Starr dstarr1@gwdg.de.

  • Application Deadlines

    • Argentina, Australia, China, Colombia, Iran, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan:
    • 1st of June for the following summer semester
      1st of December for the following winter semester
      Duration: Usually one semester, in exceptional cases the stay abroad can be extended to two semesters

    • Canada, USA:
    • 1st of November for the following academic year
      Duration: One or two semesters (depending on university/college)

    Application Procedure
    Please apply online here: Onlinebewerbung . Fill out the forms, upload the required documents and confirm your application. After the selection procedure, applicants will be informed about the decision and successful applicants will be nominated for studies at the partner institution.
    Further information on language certificates is available at ZESS.

    For information on possible scholarships, please visit us during our office hours.
    A first overview on scholarships can be found here.